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Hi,

 

Is there a way to propagate direction to children?

 

Let's say I have a radial direction I apply to 50% of my branches, but I want all the children of this 50% branche to inherit the direction from their parents.

 

i want to model this thing:

 

C0051490-Basket_Star_Gorgonocephalus_eucnemis_-SPL.jpg

 

You can see some of its branches are twisted and other are straight but when a branch is curled, all the child branches are curled too.

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But In your example, 100% of the arms get twisted... Maybe it was not obvious in my phot, but this creature has sometims only some arms that get twaisted.

 

the following picture is better:

Gorgonocephalus%20eucnemis.jpg

 

And when one branch gets twisted all the children below are also twisted in a ball.

 

How can I do that?

 

Would be great to have a feature letting us select particular branches (with a kind of selection set) and get them modified by the direction modifier of our choice.

 

I cheated it by creating some extra twisted branches but I would have like to create the real thing.

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Yes, it can be done by adding an extra twisted branches.

Ok, we'll think how to implement your suggestion, but it's a difficult task...

 

Cheers

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